Somalia: UN expert urges Government to ramp up efforts in securing human rights legislation

Somalia's Government and the international community must work to strengthen the country's rule of law institutions and safeguard its full transition to peace, stability and democracy, a United Nations human rights expert urged today.

Somalia: UN Envoy ‘appalled’ by deadly terrorist attacks in Baidoa, calls for political unity

The top United Nations official in Somalia, Nicholas Kay, has condemned Friday's terrorist attacks in Baidoa that is feared to have killed at least fifteen people with many more wounded, and called for political unity following that country's parliamentary vote of no confidence in its Prime Minister.